Have you got GOTS?

Last month’s GOTS India Seminar organised by Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) saw active participation from The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is an internationally-recognised organic textile standard. Since its introduction in 2006, GOTS has demonstrated its practical feasibility and is supported by the growth in consumption of organic fibres and the demand for unified […] Read more »

Brands are moving away from animal-base to plant-base clothing

With its strong presence in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Myanmar and other sourcing countries, Bangladesh-headquartered Global Sustainable Certification Services Ltd. (GSCS), helps garment and textile businesses build a strong and responsive socio-environment impact programme. By auditing their production facilities, production processes, and inspecting fine products during production and before shipment, they help clients take corrective action, […] Read more »

Responsibility beyond semantics

Responsible Fashion should not just be one of the hottest “topics” of our time, or a diner table conversation piece. It needs to become part of the way we do business, and an integral part of the business formula Blurb: Committed leadership from the top is important but that’s not all: buyers, designer and the […] Read more »

Our future lies in blends

Even a 25% growth in cotton and quality enhancement can help us meet the target of USD 350 billion by 2025, says Manish Daga Blurb: “Cotton and polyester consumption in India is driven more by demand than by government policies. We see a huge opportunity in blends, especially in technical textiles.” The 9th Asian Textile […] Read more »

The Story of Sourcing

Sourcing from international vendors is both an art and a science. Lokesh Parashar gives tips on how to ace this game Blurb: Once bitten should not imply the end of the road for sourcing great products from the overseas markets. Long ago when I was in the business of coaching, my brother-in-law gave me a […] Read more »